ACCOUNT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/ACCOUNT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Former Utah rodeo chairman gets probation in theft case http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206661-78/rodeo-harmon-account-committee.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58206661-78/rodeo-harmon-account-committee.html.csp">Former Utah rodeo chairman gets probation in theft case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Marissa Lang</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T20:15:02.668-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 08:15PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mere hours before the Days of ‘47 Rodeo was set to kick off its first bull-riding event in Salt Lake City, the rodeo’s former chairman was sentenced Monday to probation and ordered to repay thousands of dollars he unlawfully rerouted from the event into his own account. Brad Floyd Harmon, 55, pleaded guilty in May to unlawful dealing with property by fiduciary — a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison. But on Monday, 3rd District Judge Denise Lindberg suspended the prison...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206661@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:15:02 MDT U.S. Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206190-68/embassy-ghana-president-account.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58206190-68/embassy-ghana-president-account.html.csp">U.S. Embassy apologies to Ghana leader for tweet</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 03:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">ACCRA, Ghana • The U.S. Embassy in Ghana is apologizing after a staff member sent what’s being described as “an errant tweet” criticizing the president from the official Embassy Twitter account. Ghanaian President John Mahama had tweeted about the country’s financial woes, saying that “as a people, we have had to make sacrifices” and that the results of those cutbacks would start to show soon. A post from the U.S. Embassy’s Twitter account later retorted to the president: “And what sacrifices ar...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582061902014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-21T15:55:19.341-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206190@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:55:19 MDT What happens to online accounts when you die? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190431-79/access-accounts-account-williams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58190431-79/access-accounts-account-williams.html.csp">What happens to online accounts when you die?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T16:16:02.333-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 04:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The Uniform Law Commission, whose members are appointed by state governments to help standardize state laws, endorse a plan to automatically give loved ones access to — but not control of — all digital accounts unless otherwise specified. To become law in a state, the legislation would have to be adopted ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581904312014-07-18T16:16:02.333-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-18T16:16:02.333-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190431@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:16:02 MDT Facebook tests ‘Buy’ button to help drive sales http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195398-79/facebook-percent-button-buy.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58195398-79/facebook-percent-button-buy.html.csp">Facebook tests ‘Buy’ button to help drive sales</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAE ANDERSON </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T17:46:38.579-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network. The company said in a statement Thursday that the button will let people buy products directly from businesses without leaving Facebook. A “Buy” button appears at the bottom of sponsored ads and is being tested by a limited group of several small- and medium-sized U.S. businesses. The move comes as Facebook continues to grow its advertising bu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581953982014-07-17T17:46:38.579-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T17:46:38.579-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58195398@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:46:38 MDT Digital afterlife: Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190285-68/access-accounts-account-digital.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190285-68/access-accounts-account-digital.html.csp">Digital afterlife: Bill ensures emails, photos won’t die with you</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:36AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • When you die, should your loved ones have access to your Facebook, Gmail and other online accounts? A group of influential lawyers says yes, unless you specify otherwise in a will. The Uniform Law Commission, whose members are appointed by state governments to help standardize state laws, was expected to endorse a plan Wednesday to automatically give loved ones access to — but not control of — all digital accounts unless otherwise specified. To become law in a state, the legislation...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902852014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:36:16.691-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190285@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:36:16 MDT Yes you can: Tips to beef up your savings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146557-79/savings-financial-money-account.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58146557-79/savings-financial-money-account.html.csp">Yes you can: Tips to beef up your savings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T15:29:02.131-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 03:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dreams of financial independence often center on fantasies about sudden wealth. But financial freedom isn’t always about possessing great riches. For some, it can be as simple as getting a bit more breathing room from financial constraints like their rent, car payment and other living expenses. That’s a goal most people can work toward by making a concerted effort to regularly set aside a portion of their income. Although it may feel like well-worn advice, saving is at the core of financial ind...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581465572014-07-11T15:29:02.131-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-11T15:29:02.131-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58146557@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 15:29:02 MDT Utah County elementary school teacher faces child porn charges http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120257-78/charges-greene-child-address.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58120257-78/charges-greene-child-address.html.csp">Utah County elementary school teacher faces child porn charges</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-26T22:29:16.846-06:00">Updated Jun 26, 2014 10:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">An Alpine elementary school teacher is charged with having child pornography. Edward A. Greene, 54, was charged in 4th District Court on Thursday with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. School officials confirmed that Greene, a 5th-grade teacher at Westfield Elementary School in Alpine, resigned Thursday after six years with the Alpine School District. In May, the Utah County Sheriff’s Office located an IP address that had been used to upload five pornographic images of boys, who wer...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58120257@www.sltrib.com Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:29:16 MDT After 14-year low, U.S. current account deficit jumps http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58083861-79/exports-deficit-quarter-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58083861-79/exports-deficit-quarter-billion.html.csp">After 14-year low, U.S. current account deficit jumps</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-18T09:29:02.295-06:00">Updated Jun 18, 2014 09:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • A drop in U.S. exports and lower income from overseas investments drove the U.S. current account deficit to its highest level in 18 months. The Commerce Department says the deficit jumped to a seasonally adjusted $111.2 billion in the January-March quarter, up from a revised total of $87.3 billion in the October-December quarter. The fourth quarter’s total was the smallest in 14 years. The current account is the country’s broadest measure of trade, covering not only goods and servic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580838612014-06-18T09:29:02.295-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-18T09:29:02.295-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58083861@www.sltrib.com Wed, 18 Jun 2014 09:29:02 MDT DVD review: ‘Non-Stop’ an exciting, ridiculous ride http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58036758-223/neeson-million-non-ridiculous.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58036758-223/neeson-million-non-ridiculous.html.csp">DVD review: ‘Non-Stop’ an exciting, ridiculous ride</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sean P. Means</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-09T11:40:02.178-06:00">Updated Jun 9, 2014 11:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Grade • B- DVD •These days, you get Liam Neeson two ways: comic villainy (see “A Million Ways to Die in the West” or “The Nut Job”) or the take-charge action hero in ludicrous thrillers like the “Taken” films. “Non-Stop” is Neeson in “Taken” mode, playing a troubled air marshal who receives text messages from someone threatening to kill a passenger every 20 minutes unless $150 million is transferred to a Swiss bank account. Neeson’s character must find the killer and convince the pilot (Linus ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58036758@www.sltrib.com Mon, 09 Jun 2014 11:40:02 MDT Utah animal control officer quits after drive-by report questioned http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58036619-78/keepers-officer-police-smithfield.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58036619-78/keepers-officer-police-smithfield.html.csp">Utah animal control officer quits after drive-by report questioned</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-08T22:49:51.396-06:00">Updated Jun 8, 2014 10:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Smithfield animal control officer has quit after investigators apparently questioned his report of being targeted in a drive-by shooting. The former officer, Frank Keepers, told the Tribune on Friday that he decided to step down because he did not feel his colleagues in the city police department had his back. “I’ve been really honest in answering the questions from the city, but felt a lack of support from them,” Keepers said. Smithfield Police Chief Johnny McCoy did not immediately respond ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58036619@www.sltrib.com Sun, 08 Jun 2014 22:49:51 MDT Letter: Suffering in the name of GOP ‘philosophy’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58022780-82/amazing-antics-immediate-mind.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58022780-82/amazing-antics-immediate-mind.html.csp">Letter: Suffering in the name of GOP ‘philosophy’</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T07:34:04.368-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 07:34AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">I have in view the amazing antics of our state-level Republican representatives in the ongoing debacle surrounding the expansion of Medicaid in Utah. This has raised a particular question in my mind, to wit: when elected, is there a requirement for these folks to turn in their souls? If so, that might account for the closely related query concerning how some sort of “political philosophy” could trump the immediate, often critical needs of a great many constituents? As ugly as this situation ha...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58022780@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 07:34:04 MDT Paul Rolly: Sutherland asks unlikely source to fight same-sex marriage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57982178-90/utah-sex-sltrib-sutherland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57982178-90/utah-sex-sltrib-sutherland.html.csp">Paul Rolly: Sutherland asks unlikely source to fight same-sex marriage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PAUL ROLLY</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-30T07:28:50.128-06:00">Updated May 30, 2014 07:28AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frank Lilly and Kody Partridge have a couple of things in common. First, they received mailers recently from the Sutherland Institute that warned them of a gay agenda threatening “traditional” families and requesting financial contributions so that the conservative think tank can protect them by fighting same-sex marriage. The second thing they have in common is that they are gay and married their same-sex spouses after U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby overturned Utah’s same-sex marriage ban. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57982178@www.sltrib.com Fri, 30 May 2014 07:28:50 MDT NFL: Manziel back with Browns after champagne weekend in Vegas http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57993169-77/manziel-weekend-browns-vegas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57993169-77/manziel-weekend-browns-vegas.html.csp">NFL: Manziel back with Browns after champagne weekend in Vegas</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM WITHERS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-28T16:21:15.678-06:00">Updated May 28, 2014 04:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cleveland • Johnny Manziel has reported for practice after the wildly popular rookie quarterback spent the holiday weekend in Las Vegas. Manziel is taking part in the Browns’ organized team activities this week. He took advantage of a break from workouts over the weekend to go to Vegas, where he hung out with New England tight end Rob Gronkowski, attended a UFC fight and was captured on video spraying champagne in a nightclub. Manziel’s actions were documented throughout the weekend on social me...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-579931692014-05-28T16:21:15.678-06:00" id="#license-2014-05-28T16:21:15.678-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57993169@www.sltrib.com Wed, 28 May 2014 16:21:15 MDT